• Peace at Last

    Success! 2hours after she fooled me into thinking she was asleep my daughter is finally asleep. It seems like such a small victory but I never got mad or yelled I found a way that helped us both. I tried all usual go to remedies (breast, snuggles, rocking) but alas they were failing me. what did work? laying in our beds ignoring each other..... she has become a teenager already apparently. i can now enjoy ...

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    Tags:
    success,
    peace,
    Mum,
    VICTORY,
    Sleep
  • Fighting self sabotage!

    I hit success today, I managed to do what I set out to do. Even though my inner (shall we call it demon? Well it is that annoying - not a real voice by the way, just my subconscious)voice was screaming at me to give up because it's just too much hard work. I would call myself lazy, but it wouldn't be true it's more like a lack of self belief, inspiration and motivation really ...

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    Tags:
    success,
    fighting yourself,
    triumph,
    hard work,
    self-worth
  • Dear Self Harm

    Dear Self Harm, I know we've had this conversation before, But this time I'm throwing you out the door, I tried in the past but didn't want to be rude, For after all you had done me such good. I appreciate that you've been my friend, But now I'm afraid it has to end, I cannot keep you here by my side, There were times you almost let me die! There were times when you ...

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    Tags:
    recovery,
    self harm,
    success